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    Diamonds and Human Security
    Research, education and advocacy to end the trade of conflict diamonds in Africa.


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    Canada

    AfricaFiles
    Location: Toronto, Canada Focus: A network of people committed to Africa through its promotion of human rights, economic justice, African perspectives and alternative analyses.

    Alternatives
    Location: Montreal, Canada Focus: An action and communication network for international development.

    Amnesty Internatioanl
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A worldwide movement of people dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights.

    Canadian Council for International Cooperation
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A coalition of about 100 Canadian organizations seeking to change the course of human development in ways that favor social and economic equity, democratic participation, environmental integrity and respect for human rights.

    Canadian International Development Agency
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: CIDA's Canada Fund for Africa is a focal point for new Canadian initiatives in Africa.

    Canadian Labour Congress
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: The national voice of the labour movement. The majority of national and international unions in Canada belong to the Congress.

    Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: The CPCC is a network of Canadian non-governmental organizations and institutions, academics and individuals engaged in a wide range of activities related to addressing the cause and consequences of violent conflict.

    Halifax Initiative
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A coalition of development, environment, labour, human rights and faith groups deeply concerned about the international financial system and its institutions.

    Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A coalition of Canadian international development organizations, AIDS service organizations and other interested organizations and individuals.

    International Development Research Centre
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A public corporation helping developing countries find long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face.

    Inter Pares
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: An NGO supporting social justice work in more than 20 countries, including Canada.

    KAIROS
    Location: Toronto, Canada Focus: A coalition of Canadian churches, church based agencies and religious organizations dedicated to promoting human rights, justice and peace, viable human development and universal solidarity.

    North South Institute
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: An independent research institute focusing on international development, conducting research on Canada's relations with developing countries and on a wide range of foreign policy issues.

    Mines Action Canada
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A coalition of Canadian non-governmental organizations, which is affiliated with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL).

    Mining Watch Canada
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A pan-Canadian initiative addressing the threats posed by irresponsible mineral policies and practices in Canada and around the world.

    One Sky The Canadian Institute for Sustainable Living
    Location: Smithers, Canada Focus: An NGO which aims to promote human rights and sustainable economics and conserve and protect the environment.

    Oxfam Canada
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: A non-profit international development organization that supports community programmes in food security, health, nutrition and democratic development with an emphasis on working with women.

    Project Ploughshares
    Location: Ottawa, Canada Focus: Its peacebuilding work is to advance knowledge and understanding of the roots and causes of armed conflict and the policies and measures needed for a lasting and just peace.

    Rights and Democracy
    Location: Montreal, Canada Focus: A non-partisan organization with an international mandate to encourage and support the universal values of human rights and the promotion of democratic institutions and practices around the world.

    Save the Children
    Location: Toronto, Canada Focus: A leading child-rights organization, working for over 80 years to improve the quality of children’s lives through the realization of their rights.

    World Vision Canada
    Location: Toronto, Canada Focus: An international Christian humanitarian relief and development organization focusing on children, the poor and oppressed of the world.

    Europe

    11.11.11
    Location: Brussels, Belgium Focus: The Flemish Coalition of the North-South Movement - 11.11.11 aims to strengthen solidarity and co-operation with the social organisations in the South.

    Fatal Transactions
    Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Focus: International consumer campaign that aims to implement effective national and international controls to ensure that the trade in natural resources does not finance or otherwise support conflict and economic injustice.

    Femmes Africa Solidarité
    Location: Geneva, Switzerland Focus: FAS aims to develop, strengthen and promote the leading role of women as a force for peace, conflict resolution and conflict management in Africa.

    Global Witness
    Location: London, U.K. Focus: Research and advocacy to highlight the link between natural resources and human rights abuses.

    International Peace Information Service (IPIS)
    Location:Antwerp, Belgium Focus: An independent non-profit information service and research institute covering international relations in general and conflicts in particular.

    Justice Africa
    Location: London, U.K. Focus: Supports civil society programming related to peace, human security, governance and human rights.

    USA

    Africa Action
    Location: Washington, USA Focus: A national organization that works for political, economic and social justice in Africa.

    Global Coalition for Africa
    Location: Washington, USA Focus: An intergovernmental forum that brings together top African policymakers and their partners in the international community to build consensus on Africa’s priority development issues.

    International Peace Academy
    Location: New York, USA Focus: An independent, international institution dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of armed conflicts between and within states through policy research and development.

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